tinnitus
noun Etymology: Latin, ringing, tinnitus, from tinnire to ring, of imitative origin Date: 1843 a sensation of noise (as a ringing or roaring) that is caused by a bodily condition (as a disturbance of the auditory nerve or wax in the ear) and typically is of the subjective form which can only be heard by the one affected

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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